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I, Cactus - I, Cactus [8bp033]
The deliciously delayed debut release from I, Cactus brings you a short collection of sweet tunes filled with heartbreakingly innocent melodies. As you stroll along with the sun at your back, one cute cactus after another bouncing happily behind you, with this carefree blend of chippy harmonies and...


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58,071 itemsWelcome to Netlabels

Welcome to the Netlabels collection at the Internet Archive. This collection hosts complete, freely downloadable/streamable, often Creative Commons-licensed catalogs of 'virtual record labels'.

These 'netlabels' are non-profit, community-built entities dedicated to providing high quality, non-commercial, freely distributable MP3/OGG-format music for online download in a multitude of genres.

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You can subscribe to the Netlabels Collection RSS feed to get dynamically updated info on new netlabel collection-specific uploads.

[IMPORTANT - We recommend that netlabel owners use the method to make new items for now! If you're a netlabel owner who is having trouble, please read these instructions carefully - hopefully they will help, and sorry if the new method is confusing to you. UPDATE: is hosting a great, unofficial third-party guide to setting up your netlabel - check it out!]

To Get a Netlabels Collection

Those interested in adding their netlabel to the Internet Archive's collections should read this messageboard post carefully and then contact netlabels.

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Bump Foot
Bump Foot is a non-profit netlabel. All releases are available through free downloads under a Creative Commons license. There are currently two main branches. bump : Techno, House... or based on them...
436 items
Monotonik is an Internet-only music label that _exclusively_ releases electronic music online in the mp3 format - subscribe to our RSS feed to get info on the latest releases. In their words: All of...
260 items
-n is a netlabel distributing free high quality mp3 releases under a creative commons license. its aim is to provide various aspects of sound aesthetics.
12 items
12rec. is a small DIY, CD-R and netlabel without any bigger interests in money and fame. Our musical spectrum is widely ranged: post- and indierock, electronica (in the widest sense) and rap free of...
56 items
17 Sons Records
At first sight, 17 Sons Records seem to be a label which sweeps a broad range of electronic musics (techno, ambient, house, industrial, noise, etc.). It may be considered as such, yet 17 Sons Records...
175 items
1Bit Wonder
Yippee! One more netlabel. Just more music that has to be thrown away on the net for free as it is not good enough to come out on a "real label"? Totally wrong: We run 1bit wonder because we want to...
33 items
2063music electronic and listening music
2063music is a netlabel dedicated to artists that use music as a language. Our releases are unique and individual. This strategy includes that we will cover a big variety of sounds, because we think...
66 items
20kbps is an online net.label, specializing in lo-fi, underground, noise, distorted breakbeats and techno, and much more, all specifically made to be released as MP3s encoded at 20kbps, instead of...
269 items
The 8bitpeoples first came together in 1999 as a collective of artists sharing a common love for classic videogames and an approach to music which reflected this obsession. Our primary interests were...
28 items
8bitrecs is an online electronica label based in London. You can check out our site for more information.
96 items
Abdicate Cell
::Abdicate Cell::_noise & experimental netlabel_::Related sites::Homepage A cell MySpace::Contact:: Any contribution for collaborative recordings is welcome. abdicatecell[at]
115 items
Acedia Music
AcediaMusic consist of artists from many places on this earth, our ways crossed on purpose. We believe in diversity and the strength of art and we work towards crossing borders and connecting people....
41 items is the new name for electrotoxic, launched in 2001 as a collective running local events and online promotion of electronic music from producers in ireland. five years on and the label...
86 items
ADSR Recordings
ADSR Recordings, a new net label based in The Midlands, UK. Adsr was started in 2005 as an outlet for experimental musical and graphical artists from Nottinghamshire to showcase their work. ADSR...
3 items
After-Dinner Recordings
After-Dinner Recordings is a London based netlabel. Tracks range from ambient to banging dancefloor-killers and are set within the genres of electronica, techno, house, electro, breaks, glitch - in a...
15 items
aiifm was an internet only label formed by Tony Boggs (aka Joshua Treble) and Chris Jeely (aka Accelera Deck) in 1999. At the time there were only a few others experimenting with the idea of an mp3...
11 items

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